Tim Fitzgerald

Partner Auckland

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​​​​​​​​​​​Tim advises lenders and insolvency practitioners on claims against debtors, directors, auditors, and insurers. Tim also acts for corporate clients in the banking, finance, and property sectors, including on investigations and proceedings initiated by the Commerce Commission and Financial Markets Authority.​

Tim provides timely and practical advice directed at his clients’ commercial objectives. 

Work Highlights

Kawarau Falls Station
Acting for the receivers of Kawarau Falls Station in pursuing claims against more than 100 purchasers of buildings and units within this Queenstown development. This litigation (Sun v Peninsula Road Limited) concerned issues arising from the Securities Act 1978, property law, and contract law.

Financial services
Acted for a number of major banks in contentious and advisory work, including in respect of debt restructurings, in defence of applications for urgent interim injunctions in the High Court and the Māori Land Court, and on regulatory, enforcement, and recovery matters.